World Chess C’ship: Anand, Carlsen draw in opening match

World Chess C’ship: Anand, Carlsen draw in opening match

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand, playing with Black pieces, drew with Magnus Carlsen in the opening match of the world chess championship in Chennai today. Game one went on for one hour and twenty-two minutes and both competitors played 16 moves each before a draw was declared.   With every match worth a single point, both […]

I am traditional when it comes to love: Deepika

I am traditional when it comes to love: Deepika

Actress Deepika Padukone, whose sizzling onscreen chemistry with ‘Ram-Leela’ co-star Ranveer Singh is talk of the town, says her notions about romance are very traditional. The 27-year-old actress is playing a free-spirited girl opposite Ranveer in the musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet’. “I believe in the old school form of love, […]

MIG Club to name pavilion after retiring Sachin Tendulkar

MIG Club to name pavilion after retiring Sachin Tendulkar

The MIG Cricket Club in suburban Bandra will pay a tribute to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar by naming their pavilion, including the dressing room, after him. MIG Cricket Club secretary Ashish Patankar informed this to reporters on Thursday. Patankar said the pavilion would be inaugurated by the maestro after conclusion of the Test series against […]

Sensex down 157 points to close above 20,000 mark

Sensex down 157 points to close above 20,000 mark

Falling for the fourth straight session, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange dropped 157 points, or 0.8 percent, to close at 20,666, amid declining global markets, today, on concerns that the US Federal Reserve would start tapering its monetary stimulus sooner than expected. The Sensex has now lost 574 points in four trading sessions. […]

Nazriya turns singer

Nazriya turns singer

Actress Nazriya Nazeem who has shown her mettle as a singer in her TV reality show before becoming an actor will soon turn a playback singer. She will be crooning the rap song La La La Laa for the new film Salala Mobiles. The song set by Gopi Sundar will also have several other singers […]